Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Anna Nicole Smith Ruling

Thursday, May 6, 2010  |  Updated 2:30 PM PDT
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Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Anna Nicole Smith Ruling

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Anna Nicole Smith at the Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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A federal appeals court panel has rejected a bid by the late Anna Nicole Smith's lawyers to reconsider its ruling that gave her none of the fortune from her late billionaire husband.

A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals three-judge panel ruled Wednesday it would not rehear the case. It also denied a request for a hearing before all members of the San Francisco-based court.

The appellate court ruled in March that a Houston jury was correct when it said J. Howard Marshall was mentally fit and under no undue pressure when he wrote a will leaving nearly all of his $1.6 billion estate to his son, E. Pierce Marshall. Lawyers for Smith's estate have said they would appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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